Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 January 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots veering to west 35 near noon then diminishing to northwest 25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to north 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to northeast 25 Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to east 35 Sunday evening.

Flurries ending late overnight. Snow beginning Sunday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending overnight. Freezing spray beginning Sunday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 6 to zero falling to minus 15 to minus 8 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 January 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 or less late overnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 2019
Monday Wind northeast 35 knots becoming south 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25.
Wednesday Wind north 35 knots diminishing to west 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 9 tenths grey ice near the Quebec coast and along parts of the Newfoundland coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4440N 6705W to
4315N 6545W to 4420N 6350W to Nova Scotia near 4430N 6345W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4440N
6220W to 4550N 5910W to 4840N 6200W to 4920N 6120W to 4920N 5950W to
5000N 5800W to 4825N 5935W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5910W.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths grey ice near the Quebec coast and along
parts of the Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5156N 5558W to 5145N 5500W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to
5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 January 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 January 2019

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 999 mb located over
southeastern Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 976 mb located southeast of Labrador
Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough from 999 mb low located over
Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM NST 19 January 2019 An intensifying low pressure system over Southeastern Labrador will
move to lie over the Labrador Sea overnight then south of Greenland
on Sunday. A trough extending southeastward from the low will cross
Newfoundland today then east of the marine district this evening.
Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the low and trough will
veer to strong to gale force west to northwesterlies in their wake.
Winds will gradually diminish overnight and Sunday as the system
moves away and a ridge of high pressure approaches from the
Maritimes.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, East Coast -
north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk
Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Coast, East Coast Cape St. Francis
and south and the Grand Banks.

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